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Table 1 Demographic and clinical characteristics of participants, by level of kidney function or proteinuria

From: Kidney function, albuminuria and life expectancy

  eGFR (mL/min/1.73 m 2 ) Albuminuria
N = 966,436 N = 966,436
  ≥60 45-59 30-44 15-29 None Mild Heavy
  N = 892,350 N = 52,237 N = 16,926 N = 4,923 N = 877,076 N = 75,421 N = 13,939
Female 53 58 61 59 60 51 42
Aboriginal 1 1 1 2 2 3 4
Diabetes, 12 21 29 35 9 18 34
Hypertension 38 65 81 84 29 41 56
Cerebrovascular dis 3 7 11 12 2 4 7
Congestive heart failure 2 8 15 25 2 5 9
Myocardial infarction 3 6 11 15 2 4 6
Socioeconomic status        
Pensioner 33 73 84 78 22 31 35
Low 18 12 7 8 15 14 14
Low with subsidy 2 2 2 3 3 5 6
  1. Data expressed as; eGFR estimated glomerular filtration rate; Socioeconomic status was categorized as high (annual adjusted taxable family income ≥ $39 250 CAD), low (annual adjusted taxable family income < $39 250 CAD), low with subsidy (receiving social assistance), and pensioners (age 65 years and older) based on government of Alberta health care insurance records.